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What to try in Canada if you’re in your 20s

Do it now, while you’re still okay with occasionally having to sleep in your back seat or taking a piss in the bushes. Plus you’ll get to see some …

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Graves of 'vampires' discovered in Poland were cholera victims

Archaeologists have discovered the graves of cholera victims which were treated like vampires to stop them rising from the grave and infecting the locals<p>When archaeologists discovered graves in Poland where the dead had been buried with sickles across their throats and rocks under their chins, they …

14 of the most scenic rail routes in all of Europe

<b>Route:</b> Paris to Nice<b><br>Highlights:</b> Clay-tile-roofed villages, tidy vineyards, epic blue water<b><br>Beta:</b> Departures daily, year-round. Eurail passes …

Is It Possible to Change the Amount of Information Our Brains Can Store?

Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store?<p>Maybe, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute of …

Neil Young calls on fans to boycott Starbucks

Neil Young has called on fans to boycott Starbucks, citing the coffee chain’s alleged role in a battle over genetically modified food labelling.<p>Writing on his website, Young accused Starbucks of “hiding behind” an organisation called the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), which, along with …

The New Detox: Charcoal

Cleansing fans are dropping their go-to green juice for charcoal pills and brews. Nicole Catanese investigates.<p>No doubt you don't blink when you see a co-worker with a six-pack of rainbow-colored juices lining her desk every day for a week. It's now normal. But have you spotted anyone downing …

Your New Year's horoscope: What’s in the stars for 2014?

ARIES (March 21 – April 20)<p>Family issues are under excellent stars throughout 2014, but when Jupiter is at odds with power planet Pluto in January, you will need to make sure no one gets too big for their boots. A family is also a team and if one person thinks they deserve to be a taller poppy than …

Environment Canada to alter how it reports windchill, extreme cold

The federal government is working on a new way to warn Canadians about the need to protect themselves from the dangers of frigid weather.<p>Right now, …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

How photographing events stops us living them

As someone who has spent the last two decades making my living as a photographer, I know what it's like to stare down the barrel of a lens. I have also often been in the predicament of trying to determine whether the image I hold in my head is of the actual experience or the memory of the image …

Advocacy group calls on Fisher Price to stop selling baby seat with iPad attachment

WASHINGTON – Ahh, the first year of a baby’s life — learning to sit up, crawl, even walk. But how about playtime in a baby seat with an iPad and some …

Neil Young Helping First Nations Fight Oilsands With "Honor The Treaties" Tour

Neil Young has announced four intimate benefit shows as part of a week-long Canadian mini-tour dubbed "Honor The Treaties" to assist the Athabasca …

Caribou habitat in Alberta being destroyed, say environmentalists

Darcy Handy has been going to a once-untouched area of forest and wetland in northwest Alberta for more than 20 years to hunt, fish and trap and well …

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

29 Clever Gifts For People Who Love To Drink

So, like, gifts for everyone!

2013's Most Popular Songs In Epic One Video

Now even if you're not an avid fan of the music of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber you have to appreciate the incredible editing skills on …

Turns out men and women really do think differently, study finds

Looks like all those old sexist stereotypes and corny jokes were true: Men and women really are wired differently.<p>The Guardian reports on a new study confirming that there are indeed major differences in the "wiring" of male and female brains.<p>The female brain appears to be highly connected across …

What the new CRTC Wireless Code means for mobile users

Yesterday, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission chairman Jean-Pierre Blais went on Twitter to chat with Canadians about the latest regulations issued to govern the telecom industry. It was important stuff, new limits on the kind of overage, roaming and cancellation fees that …

Six traits of great leaders

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' new Leadership Lab series, where executives and leadership experts share their views and advice about the leadership and management issues of today. There will be a new column every weekday. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<i>.</i><p>Leaders are …

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The big ideas and big economy of Malcom Gladwell

The Tipping Point<p><b>WHAT WE LEARNED: “If you want to bring a fundamental change in people’s belief and behaviour...you need to create a community around them, where those new beliefs can be practised and expressed and nurtured.”</b><p>Gladwell reportedly received a $1.5-million advance in 2000; after 428 …

Carrick on money: What buying a home taught me

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>What buying a home taught me</b><br>A financial adviser writes about the lessons she learned in buying her first house, and from her early days as a home owner.<p><b>Help for</b> …

7 Health Problems Improved By Sleep

What if the cure for what ails you was as simple as going to sleep?<p>We spend a lot of time talking about how dangerous it is to skimp on that good quality shut-eye. Sometimes we ignore the flip side of that equation: Sleep can work wonders.<p>No, it won't cure cancer or save you from a heart attack …

Tech Leaders, Economists Split Over Clean Energy's Prospects

There is a broad scientific consensus that to keep global warming in check, we need to phase out 80 percent of all oil, coal and natural gas by midcentury. President Obama has set a nonbinding target to do precisely that.<p>There are technologists who say this national goal is well within reach, but …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

38 ways to truly feel thankful this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favourite American holiday, because in its essence it’s an officially recognized celebration of that great universal truth: It’s …

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